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[8 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney World Cast Members Hosting School Supply Drive for Central Florida Schools

On Thursday, Walt Disney World cast members will be donating thousands of school supplies to Central Florida schools.
This back-to-school supply drive will be held at the Disney Distribution Center at 10 a.m., where superintendents from Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake and Polk counties will attend as school buses from each district are loaded up with school supplies. Mickey Mouse and his familiar pals will also be on hand to help with the collection of donated supplies.
Disney has hosted these supply drives since 2005 in order to give students the tools they …

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[7 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney BlanketEARs Knit Items for Donation to Charity

Last week, the Disney BlanketEARs worked together to knit and crochet items to various charitable organizations in and around Central Florida. The BlanketEARS, founded in 2007, started small – once a week, they would get together and knit caps for military personnel deployed overseas.
Throughout the years, the BlanketEARs have expanded greatly and now stitch together a variety of items such as baby caps, pet mats and blankets. Once a month, the organization meets to work on several projects as well as learn a new skill in order to be more …

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[15 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Storytelling Event at D23 Expo, Will Include Special Announcement

More exciting news is still coming out about the upcoming D23 Expo, which will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center from August 19-21, 2011. Disney has recently announced that there will be a special “storytelling event” on Friday, August 19 featuring authors Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, as well as Jake and the Neverland Pirates star David Arquette. As part of the event, there will be a special announcement, announcing something that will “open a new chapter” in Disney’s strong level of commitment to corporate citizenship.
At the storytelling event, …

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[23 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney Provides Local Kids With Essential Back-to-School Supplies

Walt Disney World cast members recently gave their time to help organize & distribute supplies to local children in need of back-to-school essentials. Thousands of boxes of crayons, rulers, folders and packs of notebook paper were given to students and teachers in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake, and Polk counties of Central Florida in partnership with the “A Gift For Teaching and S.T.A.R.S. (Supplies to Assist Our Students)” organizations. Not only did the Disney VoluntEars give their time to the effort but they also donated very generously, giving nearly 1 million …

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[10 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cruise Line ‘VoluntEARS’ Help Port Communities

As Disney Cruise Line’s second cruise season in Europe sails on, crew members from the Disney Magic are not only busy with their duties, they’re also volunteering time at local children’s hospitals. Coming together with cast members from local Disney offices in Europe Disney Cruise Line’s special “VoluntEARS” deliver toys and smiles to over 1,000 children at hospitals and care facilities in 17 individual ports of call. Logging in a combined 800 hours of volunteer service to benefit these local communities, the volunteer crew is also accompanied by some beloved …